New HazmatU Updates

New HazmatU Updates February 16, 2021– CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) andShipMate, Inc. are pleased to share with our members news of important updates that have been completed within our most popular online HazmatU training courses. The updates include: New lithium battery content New interactive exercises New resources included in the Web Based

U.S. agency orders Ford to recall 3 million vehicles over air bags

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co must recall 3 million vehicles with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags, the U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday, rejecting a bid by the second-largest U.S. automaker to avoid a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it was denying petitions filed by Ford and Mazda

How Hands-on Learners Thrive as Transportation Techs

  TechForce Foundation’s “Be A Pathfinder” campaign illuminates learning styles SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — January 19, 2021 — The arrival of the new year means new decisions for students planning their futures. Although the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has thrown many students’ career plans for a loop, the increased time at home allows students and parents to reflect

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties

OSHA Trade Release U.S. Department of LaborOccupational Safety and Health AdministrationOffice of CommunicationsWashington, D.C.www.osha.govFor Immediate Release January 13, 2021Contact: Office of CommunicationsPhone: 202-693-1999 U.S. Department of Labor Announces Annual Adjustments toOSHA Civil Penalties WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced adjustments to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) civil penalty amounts based on

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to take action to keep all U.S. and Canadian dealers hazmat trained

CCAR is pleased to announce that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to take action to keep all U.S. and Canadian dealers hazmat trained FCA has renewed their commitment to using “HazmatU” for its network of dealers as part of their mandatory Hazardous Material Training Program   September 24, 2020 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has selected

AutoLink Magazine – CCAR’s OSHA Ambassador Status

We want to thank the fine people at AutoLink Magazine for featuring an article about CCAR’s OSHA Ambassador status in their September edition. Check it out at;   autolink-mag.com/files/AutoLink-Issue4-2020/index-h5.html?page=1

New Online COVID-19 Resources and Training for ALL Automotive Service Technology Learning Institutions

August 19, 2020  Palatine, Illinois    New Online COVID-19 Resources and Training for ALL Automotive Service Technology Learning Institutions       CCAR (The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the release of COVID-19 best practice guidelines and online training for automotive technology educators. Two (2) COVID-19 online learning modules are available NOW as

New OSHA Automotive Service Coronavirus Poster

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new poster, “ Steps to Protect Automotive Service Workers from Exposure to Coronavirus”. The poster is now available in English and Spanish.   For more information about COVID -19 please visit OSHA’s COVID-19 webpage and CDC’s COVID-19 webpage.

Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Encourages Employers To Mark National Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) encourages America’s workplaces to commit to workplace safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020. Safe + Sound Week is

Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled a Second Time

Harbor Freight Jack Stands recalled a second time (units that replaced the first recalled jack stands are now also under recall). You can read the statement released by Harbor Freight by clicking here: Harbor Freight Statement